12 days in Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Flagstaff
— 2 nights
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Page
— 3 nights

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kids will enjoy Shamrock Farms and Off-Road Tours. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip planner.

Houston to Phoenix is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Phoenix. In December, daily temperatures in Phoenix can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks

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Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in December: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 45°F and lows are around 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, have fun at Flagstaff Extreme, then explore the world behind art at West of the Moon Gallery, and finally look and learn at Lowell Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. In December in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games

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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend. On the 30th (Mon), see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bend, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lone Rock Beach and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Page road trip tool.

Drive from Flagstaff to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Flagstaff in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°F in Page. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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